Bay
District Resources

Bay County resources related to the transition of students with disabilities are provided in multiple categories in the box to the right. Some resources may be included in more than one category.

Local School District Resources

Bay District Schools 

ESE Director/Transition Contact
Kim Edwards | edwarkf@bay.k12.fl.us
(850) 767-4333

ESE and Student Services Transition Contact
Shandra Payne | paynesb@bay.k12.fl.us
(850) 767-1110 ext. 2010

Foster Care District Liaison and Student Services Director  
Lee Stafford | staffla@bay.k12.fl.us
(850) 872-4310

Department of Juvenile Justice
Anne Martin, Transition Contact | martila@bay.k12.fl.us
(850) 872-4706 ext. 119

Adult and Community Education (ACE) of Florida - Panama City 
Ann Leonard, Director of Adult Education at the Thomas P. Haney Technical Center 
(850) 747-5500  
Professional association for adult and/or community education administrators, teachers, volunteers, business supporters, or college students entering the field of adult education

Florida Diagnostic Learning Resources System (FDLRS) 
Faye Yongue, Program Coordinator | younguef@paec.org 
(850) 638-6131 | (877) 873-7232    
Provides diagnostic and instructional support services to district exceptional student education programs and families of students with exceptionalities statewide

Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional Disabilities (SEDNET)   
Rusty Holmes, SEDNET Coordinator | holmesr@paec.org
(850) 638-6131 ext. 2240 
Enhances the system of care for families and students with emotional disabilities through facilitation, collaboration and direct intervention, as well as research and development, with a network of key stakeholders

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